You follow Lesath, a bookish dragon girl who has taken up the family business of treasure hunting to help reinvigorate her village, Radiant Ridge. As Lesath, you venture into the caves, looking for treasures while avoiding the natural environmental dangers. There are many secrets hidden in the caves and treasures that you can appraise to learn about the lore of the treasure and the world. A day of adventuring ends with you bringing back your treasures to town to sell so you can resupply, upgrade the village, and catch up with the locals before you head back to the caves to get even deeper!
Miasma Caves is a single-player treasure hunting game focused on exploration in a third-person action style through randomly generated 3D voxel cave systems. The gameplay focuses on exploring the caves where you search for treasures that hold lore and jokes, to fund your expedition and upgrade the town. The caves contain many different secrets and treasures to find. All the dangers are environmental, including cave-ins, poison gases, and time itself.